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cephalopelvic disproportion hydrops fetalis

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
G6PD: G6PD is a deficiency in an enzyme which is important in the stability of the RBC membrane. Shortened RBC survival (hemolysis) occurs in response to a ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Severe anemia: Babies who have very severe anemia before they are born develop hydrops fetalis. Very severe forms of G6PD deficiency lead to severe anemia in the ute ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Depending on how much hemolysis is generated, the fetus could become hydropic. There must be a family history of G6PD to clue the OBGYN that this pro ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
High, depends: The overall prognosis for hydrops fetalis is quite high. Prognosis depends on the cause and severity of the condition, as there may be more milder f ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fetal hydrops: Fetal hydrops ( erythroblastosis fetalis) - excess/ abnormal amount of fluid in 2 or more fetal compartments.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not necessarily: Fetal hydrops just means excess fluid in a baby's body. It can result from a variety of conditions, including severe anemia and heart failure. It is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Severe anemia: Severe G6PD deficiency can cause severe anemia and increased bilirubin and can cause hydrops fetalis. Exposure by Mom to certain drugs, certain foods ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Ultrasound mostly.: Fetal hydrops can only be diagnosed with prenatal ultrasonography and certain blood tests can help with its etiology (e.g. Torch titers). Prenatal gen ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Immune and cardiac: Fetal hydops is a state of severe generalized edema in the fetus. There are two broad categories of disorders that cause fetal hyrops, namely immune, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Usually none.: Fetal hydrops usually causes few if any symptoms. Decreased fetal movement is an advanced sign. Maternal hypertension and headaches may herald the dev ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal hydrops: Hydrops fetalis is a condition in the fetus characterized by an accumulation of fluid, or edema, in at least two fetal compartments.
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